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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Railway Mission staff were given high-vis clothing by London Midland NNL-170414-104659001

Unsung train heroes kitted out by Rugby rail operator

One of the train operators running through Rugby has helped out some unsung heroes of the industry based at the town’s railway station.

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Hundreds of jobs at risk as Debenhams announce warehouse closures and store reviews

Hundreds of jobs at risk as Debenhams announce warehouse closures and store reviews

Debenhams has revealed it plans to close 11 warehouses and put up to 10 stores under review, in a move impacting at least 220 jobs.

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Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches including Rugby as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country including in Rugby, were forced to call in the administrators.

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Leam Valley Golf Centre suffered due to the road closure at the weekend

Frustration as road closure ruins businesses’ bank holiday weekend

Business owners were left frustrated as one of the busiest weekends of the year was ruined by a burst water main on a busy road.

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Kitkats recalled due to allergic reaction fears after error

Kitkats recalled due to allergic reaction fears after error

Nestlé has recalled a batch of its Kitkat Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bags because it instead contains Kitkat Peanut Butter Bites.

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Oakman Inns are banning straws for Earth Day

“Straws suck” owner of popular Warwickshire pubs makes a statement with plastic ban

When Oakman Inns was founded 12 years ago by its CEO, Peter Borg-Neal, his vision was that he would not only create a highly-regarded, very successful business but that Oakman Inns would be a sustainable organisation that would contribute to its local community rather than exploit it.

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D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

Half of us (48%) confess to believing we are good or very good at DIY despite a third (33%) having admitted that they have suffered a DIY disaster.

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Have you got any of the paper 5 notes left? Picture: Bank of England.

REVEALED: How long you’ve got to spend your old paper fivers

The Bank of England will be withdrawing legal tender status of the paper £5 note, featuring Elizabeth Fry, on May 5 - and is encouraging anyone who still has one of the notes to spend them over the next month.

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mda's Sheila Cobble with head of client services Brian Hill (left) and managing director Wayne Chapman presented the award. Photo courtesy of mda NNL-171204-083315001

Award for 25 years at Rugby marketing company

A dedicated employee was given an award to mark 25 years at a Rugby-based marketing company on Monday (April 10).

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Overweight and obese workers take more sick days

Overweight and obese workers take more sick days

Overweight and obese workers pull more sickies for non work related illnesses than their slim colleagues, a study found.

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Product recall

Kids’ rusks recalled over allergy fears

Three cake rusk products have been recalled because they contain egg, wheat and milk which are not correctly declared on the labels.

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Kids’ mouthwash recalled over contamination fears

A range of children’s mouthwash has been recalled due to potential contamination of the product.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Online Thorntons Easter eggs arrive as melted mess

Chocolate giant Thorntons has come under fire after Easter eggs ordered by online customers were delivered as a melted mess.

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The Flying Scotsman at Rugby Railway Station NNL-171204-001401009

Dozens gather to see Flying Scotsman pass through Rugby

Dozens gathered at Rugby train station to see the iconic train, the Flying Scotsman, pass through today (Tuesday, April 11).

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Network Rail worker cutting down a tree near the railway line to avoid disruption. Photo: Network Rail NNL-171004-154105001

Find out more about railway vegetation work

Residents living near the railway in rural west Rugby borough are invited to find out more about upcoming vegetation management work in the area.

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Average commuter spends �48K in their career - just to get to work

Average commuter spends £48K in their career - just to get to work

The average British commuter will spend over £48,000 across their working lifetime - just to get to the office.

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